This plant is a spreading herb or groundcover, reaching 600 mm in height or up to 1 m if supported.The stems root easily at the nodes. The leaves are simple and opposite.
The fruit is an explosive capsule which starts out green in colour, but dries to brown after opening.
Rudbeckia hirta, commonly called black-eyed-Susan, is a North American species of flowering plants in the sunflower family, native to the Eastern and Central North America and naturalized in the Western part of the continent as well as in China.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Common Asystasia, Chinese Violet, Creeping Foxglove, Ganges Primrose
|Maximum Reachable Height
||3.00 to 8.00 feet
||easy to grow
Planting and care
Check your plants regularly to see if they need watering. Make sure they don, t dry out.Divide perennial types every 3 to 4 years to ensure healthy plants and to prevent excessive spreading.
Asystasia intrusa care
Black-eyed Susans when the soil temperature has reached 70 degrees F for best seed germination. In many parts of North America, the planting period is March to May. The flower will flower June to September. Germination takes 7 to 30 days.Plant seeds in moist, well-drained soil.These hearty flowers really enjoy the Sun. They prefer full sun, though they, ll grow in partial sun.
||Full Sun, Semi-Shade
||Dry Soils / Drought
||70 degrees F
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Asystasia intrusa special feature
Trellises, arbors, fences or other structures around the home. Also effective in hanging baskets where the vine can twist around the basket supports or in patio containers with a small trellis or obelisk burried in the container.
Asystasia intrusa uses